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Sarah Lippett

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Contact: sarah@crayonlegs.com
Local authority: Edinburgh City
Languages: English

Sarah Lippett is an artist and author based in Edinburgh. Her autobiographical publications A Puff of Smoke (Jonathan Cape, 2019) and Stan and Nan (Jonathan Cape, 2016) raise important topics around the health system and family relationships. Alongside her long form works, she creates socio-political reportage comics focused on the stories of diverse communities. She lectures in Illustration at the University of Edinburgh and delivers storytelling talks and workshops both in the UK and abroad.

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Live drawing; Mentoring; Panel event; Reading; Residency; Talk; Workshop

Audience can work with

Adult learners; Carers; People living with dementia; Vulnerable adults

Topics of work

Biography & memoir; Comedy, humour & funny books; Contemporary fiction; Family; Health including mental health & wellbeing; Music; Publishing & getting published

Age groups published for

Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

6-8; 9-11; 12-14; 15-18; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+